THE NATIONAL EXAMINATION BOARD IN OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH THE NATIONAL GENERAL CERTIFICATE IN OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY
PAPER NGC1: MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH AND SAFETY [DATE]
2 hours, 0930 to 1130
Answer both Section 1 and Section 2. Answer ALL questions. The maximum marks for each question, or part of a question, are shown in brackets. Start the answer to each question on the correspondingly numbered page of the answer book. Answers may be illustrated by sketches where appropriate. ____________________________________________________________________________________________
The question paper must be returned to the invigilator after the examination.
You are advised to spend about half an hour on this section, which contains ONE question.
A factory manager intends to introduce a new work process for which a risk assessment is required under regulation 3 of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999. (i) (ii) (iii) Outline the factors that should be considered when carrying out the risk assessment. Explain the criteria that must be met for the assessment to be deemed ‘suitable and sufficient’. Identify the various circumstances that may require a review of the risk assessment at a later date. (8) (4) (8)
You are advised to spend about one and a half hours on this section, which contains TEN questions.
Explain why it is important to use a variety of methods to communicate health and safety information in the workplace.
With reference to the Health and Safety (Consultation with Employees) Regulations 1996: (i) Identify the particular health and safety matters on which employers must consult their employees
Outline the entitlements of representatives of employee safety elected under the Regulations.
Outline the circumstances under which a written health and safety policy is legally required. Identify the purposes of EACH of the following sections of a health and safety policy document: ‘statement of intent’ ‘organisation’ ‘arrangements’.
(i) (ii) (iii)
(2) (2) (2)
Outline the ways in which employers might motivate their employees to comply with health and safety procedures.
Define the term ‘permit-to-work system’. Outline THREE types of work situation that may require a permit-towork system, giving reasons in EACH case for the requirement.
An organisation uses various types of personal protective equipment (PPE). Outline the general issues relating to the requirements, benefits and limitations of PPE. (8)
Outline FOUR powers available to an inspector when investigating a workplace accident. Identify the TWO types of enforcement notice that may be served by an inspector, stating the conditions that must be satisfied before EACH type of notice is served.
Outline the factors that may increase risks to pregnant employees.
State the requirements for reporting an ‘over three-day’ injury under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995. Giving reasons in EACH case, identify THREE categories of persons who may be considered a useful member of an internal accident investigation team.
Outline FOUR proactive monitoring methods that can be used in assessing the health and safety performance of an organisation.
THE NATIONAL EXAMINATION BOARD IN OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH THE NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN CONSTRUCTION HEALTH AND SAFETY
PAPER NCC1: MANAGING AND CONTROLLING HAZARDS IN CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES [DATE]
2 hours, 0930 to 1130
Answer both Section 1 and Section 2. Answer ALL questions. The maximum marks for each question, or part of a question, are shown in brackets. Start the answer to each question on the correspondingly numbered page of the answer book. Answers may be illustrated by...
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